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Director of the Center for Media, Communication, and Global Change

Jayson Harsin

Associate Professor, Communication, Media, and Culture聽

Affiliated Researcher, Northwestern University Center for Global Culture and Communication

Research focus; Political trust and truth; emotion, gender, and politics; political distraction and attention; U.S. history of socio-economic rights movements.

Faculty Affiliates

贰尘谤别听脟补臒濒补测补苍

Assistant Professor, Communication, Media, and Culture聽

Program Coordinator for Film Studies

Research focus: global art聽cinema聽and its aesthetic, geopolitical and institutional contexts

Isabelle Carbonell

Assistant Professor, Communications, Media and Culture

Research focus: expanded documentary filmmaking, environmental justice, and the Anthropocene; creating a multispecies cinema

Julian Culp

聽Associate Professor, History and Politics

Program Coordinator for Philosophy

Research focus: Digital Democracy and Education

Waddick Doyle

Professor, Communication, Media, and Culture聽

Director Emeritus, Civic Media Lab聽

Research focus: semiotics of belief, attention, branding and religion, coexistence and belief聽

Jessica Feldman

Assistant Professor, Communication, Media, and Culture,聽聽

Affiliated Researcher, Stanford University鈥檚 Digital Civil Society Lab聽

Research interests: social movements and digital tools, AI and listening, new media art, digital democracy聽

Youna Kim

Professor, Communications, Media and Culture

Research focus: Sociology of media/culture, gender and media globalization, Korea/Asia, media audiences, digital media and everyday life,聽transnational migration, digital diaspora, cultural identity, cultural and educational consequences of globalization, 鈥榙e-westernizing鈥 media and cultural studies

Sophie Kurkdjian

Assistant Professor, Communications, Media and Culture

Research focus: Cultural and social history of fashion; history of labor and the fashion industry

No茅mie Oxley

Assistant Professor, Communication, Media, and Culture聽

Research focus: visual culture, tactical media, and depictions of violence in wartime聽

Robert Payne

Professor, Department Chair Communication, Media and Culture

Research focus: representation of gender and sexual identity in media and popular culture; digital cultures and practices; queer theory

Christy Shields

Associate Professor, Communication, Media and Culture

Research focus: Culture, food, and the senses

Renate Stauss

Assistant Professor, Communications, Media and Culture

Program Coordinator for Fashion Studies

Research focus: Sociology and politics of fashion and dress

Hannah Westley

Interim Provost

Research focus: representations of the body online; 鈥榮elfies鈥; changing nature of news production and distribution

Zed Zhipeng Gao

Assisstant Professor, Psychology, Health and Gender

Research focus: Chinese immigration, with focus on Identity, belonging, and political participation